International

2020 Greece -Cyclades and Crete -Tour
Sep 19, 2020 to Oct 03, 2020

NOTE:  DATES MAY CHANGE WHEN TOUR IS FINALIZED.

 

Come and join an amazing USLHS tour aboard a private yacht m/y Elena.  We leave from Pireaus (Port of Athens) and for the next seven days explore the islands of Kea, Andhros, Tinos, Mykonos, Delos, Syros, Paros, Polygas, Santorini and Serifos.

 

Upon returning to Athens we fly to the ancient land of Crete where we explore Minoan culture and the lighthouses of Crete, traviling from Herkelion to Chania.

 

NOTE:  PRICES MAY CHANGE IF FUEL PRICES INCREASE SIGNIFICANTLY.


Day 1 - Welcome Dinner: Athens, Greece

Day 2 - Journey aboard m/y Elena to Kea. Visit Agios Nicholas Lighthouse. Overnight in Kea.

Day 3 - Travel to Andros Island. View Tourlitis & Gria Lighthouses. Overnight Tinos Island.

Day 4 - View Livida Lighthouse in Tina. Travel to Mykonos. View Armenistis Lighthouse and Maritime Museum. Overnight Mykonos.

Day 5 - Travel from Mykonos to Delos lighthouses and view Gaidaros Lighthouse. On Delos we tour the ancient mythological city of the Gods - birthplace of Apollo. Overnight Syros or Paros Island.

Day 6 - Walk to Korakas Lighthouse on Paros. Afternoon depart for Santorini. Visit Akrotiri Lighthouse.

Day 7 - Morning Santorini, afternoon travel to Folegandros Island and visit Aspropunta Lighthouse.

Day 8 - View Spatha Lighthouse on Serifos, Kimolos Lighthouse on Poleigas. Overnight Kithos Island.

Day 9 - View Tamelos Island on Kea. m/y Elena returns to Athens in the afternoon. Late afternoon flight to Heraklion, Crete. Overnight Heraklion, Crete.

Day 10 - Visit Koules Fortress and Lighthouse remains. View Minoan civilization (3,000BC to 1,500BC). Visit the palace of Knossos and archeological museum in Heraklion.  Overnight in Heraklion.

Day 11 - Travel to Panormo and Reythmnon Lighthouse. Overnight in Rethmno.

Day 12 - Travel to Drapanos and Chania Lighthouse. Overnight in Chania.

Day 13 - Journey to Gvados Island and Lighthouse. Southernmost tip of Europe. Overnight in Chania.

Day 14 - Tour ends after breakfast. Transfer to Chania airport.

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Costs:

Single: $8,174.25
Double (per person): $8,174.25
What's Included: 

12 Nights Accommodations

      1 Night in Athens

      6 Nights - 7 days aboard ship - all cabins are fully en-suite

      5 Nights in Crete

12 Breakfasts, 12 Lunches, 11 Dinners

Transportation and Entrance Fees

PRE-TOUR DATES AVAILABLE FOR THOSE WHO SIGH UP FOR THIS TOUR:

Tuesday 15th Sept: Overnight, Plaka Hotel, Kapnikareas 7 Athina 105 56. Phone +30 21 0322 2706   Meet & Greet 5.00 pm roof top lounge. 

Wednesday 16th Sept.: Visit Sousaki, Melagkavi and Antikyre lighthouses, Plus Corinth Canal. Overnight Trokadero Hotel, Itea

Thrusday 17th Sept: Visit Psaromyta, Nafpaktos lighthouses and Antirro castle, Boat to view Agios Sostis lighthouse . Overnight Trokadero hotel, Itea.

Friday 18th Sept: Travel to the ancient city of Delphi – home of the Oracle. View city & museum. Journey to Athens and join main tour. Overnight Pan hotel, Athens.

PRICE: $1,295.70/person

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Contact Headquarters: (415)362-7255 or jeff@uslhs.org

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